Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News

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Giving USA 2013 Reports Show Slow Comeback of Philanthropy Post-Recession
Based on the findings that have appeared in the 58th edition of "Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy", charitable donations are slowly rising amidst the cutbacks and recession. The...more

Awards Event Honors Outstanding Individuals for Civic Engagement
The recent Civic Engagement Awards honors outstanding citizens for partaking in services to the community in earnest. Various award recipients earned appreciation for their leadership and...more

Special Brunch for Homeless Mothers and Children in Columbus
The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless recently held its 14th annual special brunch for currently and formerly homeless mothers and their children at Capital University campus. Volunteers served...more

Rescue Mission Event Gets Kids \"Back 2 School\"
The Back 2 School Blast event, which was held at Roanoke's Parkway Wesleyan Church, supplies school provisions, resources, and services to young students. Rescue Mission Ministries organized the...more

Peace Corps Rep Talks about Volunteering Overseas to Students
Peace Corps representatives recently paid Grand Valley State University a visit to talk to its students about volunteer work abroad. Not sugar-coating their experience, Peace Corps volunteers deal...more

Ontario Employment Fund Helps Young People Get Jobs, Training and Measurable Work Skills
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience. The fund is helping employers provide...more

Volunteering Benefits: Skills Earned as a Volunteer
Volunteering not only aids in gaining new skills and experiences, it also grows a resume. Many volunteer opportunities are being offered by nonprofits and charities. Volunteer work is also being...more

Goodwill Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment
Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes' latest investment, the Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment, serves as a 'work platform' for up to 70 Goodwill clients in a number of...more

5K Marathon Raises Funds For Kids, Firefighters, Economic Development
The Silvis Home Run 5K marathon, part of the Silvis, Illinois' Family Day, which continued into the night with the 13th Annual Moonlight Festival, has successfully garnered funds to help kids,...more

Ronald McDonald House Seeking For Volunteers
The Ronald McDonald House has recently announced that they are currently seeking for compassionate individuals who are willing to help with guest services. The chosen volunteers will help make...more

Social Entrepreneurship

St. Frank: Mastering the Art of Social and of Enterprise

St. Frank: Mastering the Art of Social and of Enterprise
Cristina Bryant, St. Frank Founder and CEO, excels in the art of social and of enterprise. St. Frank...

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